Lawside R.C. Academy is a denominational Secondary school that services the North West of Dundee. Associated primary schools are St. Clement’s, St. Fergus’, St. Columba’s and St. Margaret’s. Lawside R.C. Academy services the residential areas of Charleston, Buttars Loan, Ardler, Brackens, St. Mary’s, Kirkton, Downfield, Dalclaverhouse and Camperdown.
The School is widely used as a locus for community activities by the local community both sporting and otherwise.
Each evening the school is used for swimming, dancing, meetings etc.